Senator Burr Statement on Congressman Coble’s Retirement

Today, U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) released the following statement in reaction to Congressman Howard Coble's announcement that he plans to retire at the end of his term after 30 years as U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 6th Congressional District:

"Congressman Coble has been a steadfast voice for North Carolina in Washington for nearly 30 years and he will be sorely missed," said Senator Burr. "Having served with Howard for many years, I am proud to call him a friend and mentor. Brooke and I wish him all the best in his retirement and thank him for his service to our great state and the entire nation."